Funding opportunity

Funding opportunity: Elements of prevention of modern slavery

Apply for funding to generate new evidence on how policies and practice can improve the prevention of modern slavery with regards to:

  • homelessness
  • poverty and cost of living
  • cultural competency
  • prevention and identification of child trafficking

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding or a charity registered in the UK.

The full economic cost of your project can be up to £100,000. The Modern Slavery PEC will fund at standard UKRI rates.

Projects may run from June 2023 and must finish in either November or December 2023.

Who can apply

You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UKRI funding or a charity registered in the UK.

Within the funding opportunity, specific projects have requirements regarding partnerships.

How to apply

You can email office@modernslaverypec.org if you have any questions regarding the application process.

We recommend you start your application early.

Your host organisation will also be able to provide advice and guidance.

Deadline

The Modern Slavery PEC must receive your application by 6 April 2023 at 4:00pm UK time.

You will not be able to apply after this time. Please leave enough time for your application to pass through your organisation’s approval processes before this date.

You should ensure you are aware of and follow any internal institutional deadlines that may be in place.

How we will assess your application

Contact details

Get help with developing your application

For help and advice on costings and writing your application please contact your research office in the first instance, allowing sufficient time for your organisation’s submission process.

Ask about this funding opportunity

Email: office@modernslaverypec.org

Additional info

Webinars

The Modern Slavery PEC will hold two webinars to discuss this funding opportunity. We will cover the aims and objective of each project, and you will get a chance to ask the Modern Slavery PEC team any questions.

13 March 2023

The first webinar will be held on 13 March 2023 at 2:00pm UK time. We will cover the objectives of the cultural competency and prevention and identification of child trafficking funding portion of the funding opportunity.

Register for the cultural competency and prevention and identification of child trafficking webinar.

14 March 2023

The second will be held on 14 March 2023 at 11:00am UK time. We will cover the objectives of the homelessness and poverty and cost of living portion of the funding opportunity.

Register for the homelessness and poverty and cost of living webinar.

Following the webinars, we will provide a recording of the webinars and a frequently asked questions (FAQ) document. The FAQ document will cover the questions asked in the question and answer portion of the webinars.

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